CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency (EPA) announced Dec. 15 it had started an emergency response action
to clean up the vacant Williamson Polishing & Plating building in the
Martindale-Brightwood neighborhood of Indianapolis.
The now-vacant 14,600-square-foot building was the
operational facility for Williamson Polishing & Plating from 1937 until
June 2016. At the location, the company polished and electroplated brass,
cadmium, copper, chrome and other metals for customers.
The emergency response plan will involve identifying possible
hazards at the site as well as dismantling and decontaminating equipment and
other building components. It will also attempt to dispose of all hazardous
The work should be completed by the spring, the EPA